Governor Hogan’s First 24 Hours Start on the Wrong Foot for LGBT Maryland

Contact: Carrie Evans, Equality Maryland Carrie@EqualityMaryland.org, 443-514-4999 Jer Welter, FreeState Legal jwelter@freestatelegal.org, (410) 625-5428 Governor Hogan’s First 24 Hours Start on the Wrong Foot for LGBT Maryland January 22, 2015 – In his first day as Maryland’s 62nd Governor Larry Hogan withdrew regulations that would have prohibited Medicaid providers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and issued an Executive Order that omits gender identity as a grounds for equal opportunity. Governor Hogan withdrew proposed amendments to COMAR 10.09.36.03A (8), the regulation that prohibits discrimination in the provision of services by Medicaid providers, to update the […]